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4 migrants detained after coming ashore on Palm Beach

Palm Beach police asked residents to keep an eye out for more possible migrants who may have been onboard the vessel
Four migrants were taken into custody after coming ashore on Palm Beach on June 16, 2024.
Posted at 12:06 PM, Jun 16, 2024

PALM BEACH, Fla. — The Palm Beach Police Department reported a maritime immigration incident that happened early Sunday morning.

According to a post on X.com, a vessel was found beached near 1200 N. Ocean Blvd.

Police located and detained four individuals after a vessel beached in that area. However, authorities believe there may be additional migrants who were aboard the same vessel.

Samuel Brigg II, the acting chief patrol agent for U.S. Border Patrol, posted on X Monday morning that the three Haitians and one Colombian "will be processed for removal," and the vessel will be seized.

Palm Beach officers urged the community to contact them at 561-838-5454 if any suspicious persons or activity related to the incident are observed.